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  • North Bend students go back to school with Harford superintendent

    North Bend students go back to school with Harford superintendent
    About 38,000 Harford County Public Schools students went back to school Monday, but a select group of North Bend Elementary School students got to ride the bus to school with top Harford County and HCPS leaders, including schools Superintendent Barbara...
  • Baltimore mayor reports $1,300 in gifts

    Baltimore mayor reports $1,300 in gifts
    Topping the list of the most expensive gifts Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake received last year is a $150 umbrella from Raindrops, a designer company that features chic rain gear with lacy pagodas, pinstripe ruffles and can-can parasols. The mayor's...
  • Feds revise rule on birth control mandate

    Feds revise rule on birth control mandate
    Under increasing legal and political pressure, the Obama administration issued a new rule Friday designed to ensure that female employees have access to birth control while accommodating religious employers that object to covering it through their...
  • Monarch Global Academy Contract School will relieve overcrowding at three local schools

    Monarch Global Academy Contract School will relieve overcrowding at three local schools
    For more than six months, Donna O'Shea was a principal without a school. The head of the new Monarch Global Academy Contract School in Laurel – an International Baccalaureate school and the county's first contract institution – was hired...
  • Anne Arundel County health briefs

    HPV vaccine The department of health provides free HPV vaccine for both males and females ages 9 to 26 at the following clinics. Call to make an appointment. •Glen Burnie Health Center, 416 A Street, SW, Glen Burnie, 410-222-6633 •Parole...
  • Mayor Rawlings-Blake reports $1,300 in gifts

    Mayor Rawlings-Blake reports $1,300 in gifts
    A daily diary, chocolate rainbow cake and a gift basket with skin care products were just some of the $1,300 in gifts Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake claimed on her 2013 ethics forms, according to a review of the filings. The most expensive of the 31...
  • The city's problem isn't guns, it's gangs [Letter]

    The city's problem isn't guns, it's gangs [Letter]
    While I agree with letter writer Pat Ranney that Baltimore has a serious gun violence problem, she is incorrectly placing blame on an inanimate object. Guns don't pull the trigger, people do ("Baltimore's violence won't end until we stand up to the gun...
  • Dublin High School planning 17th reunion

    Dublin High School's 17th reunion to be held Saturday, Oct. 18 at the Darlington Volunteer Fire Company banquet hall at Route 1 and Castleton Road. Admission is by reservation only made by Sept. 15. For further information you can contact Robert Riley....
  • Redflex lobbying Baltimore for traffic camera contract

    Traffic camera giant Redflex has been lobbying the Rawlings-Blake administration and City Council to take over Baltimore's once-lucrative speed and red-light camera network — stressing that it should not be judged by an unfolding scandal in...
  • Annapolis Summer garden embraces the bright side of 'Spamalot'

    Annapolis Summer garden embraces the bright side of 'Spamalot'
    Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre is capping its season with "Monty Python's Spamalot" an irreverent retelling of the quest for the Holy Grail. The silliness of "Spamalot" is totally at home in Summer Garden's outdoor theater, where a lively cast delivers...
  • GTCCA supports Rodgers Forge position on TU field [Letter]

    GTCCA supports Rodgers Forge position on TU field [Letter]
    The Greater Towson Council of Community Associations (GTCCA), an umbrella group representing 30 communities in the Towson area, supports Rodgers Forge Community's position on the proposed softball field renovation. As evidenced by comments from nearby...
  • Baltimore's violence won't end until we stand up to the gun lobby [Letter]

    Baltimore's violence won't end until we stand up to the gun lobby [Letter]
    Thank you to Raymond Daniel Burke for his article about the tragic shooting of McKenzie Elliott, a 3 year old in the way of a stray bullet ("Apathetic no more," Aug. 5). Until and unless we have public servants with a backbone to the gun lobby, nothing...